Skip to main content

Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection

This collection brings together both historical photographs of the Greater Lowell, Massachusetts area, as well as photography taken by the Greater Lowell diaspora. The photographs in the collection cover all areas of life in the Greater Lowell area; education, business, community, and culture. Where possible, all items have been digitized and uploaded in high definition TIF files.

582
RESULTS
rss


Media Type
2
collections
579
images
1
texts
Year
15
2014
1
2012
1
2002
5
1998
4
1997
10
1988
More right-solid
Topics & Subjects
315
uml
303
umass lowell
275
Lowell (Mass.)
153
lowell textile institute
149
glass plate negatives
145
photography
More right-solid
Collection
More right-solid
Creator
231
pat malone
149
elmer p. trevors
15
brian graves
5
george chigas
1
elizabeth foley
1
hugh smith
More right-solid
Language
251
English
2
English (handwritten)
1
Handwritten English
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
collection
234
ITEMS
11,042
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,042
Patrick "Pat" M. Malone is an industrial archaeologist and historian of technology. He holds a B.S. in General Engineering and History, and a Ph.D. in history. He is Professor Emeritus of American Civilization and Urban Studies and Director of the Urban Studies Program. His primary interests are the urban built environment and the history of industrial communities.  This collection of slide transparencies, the majority of which were taken in the Merrimack Valley between the...
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), urban architecture, locks, canals, industrial architecture
UMass Lowell Campus, Architectural History
collection
117
ITEMS
1,803
VIEWS
collection
eye 1,803
A collection of materials from UMass Lowell Libraries Collections, documenting the architectural history of the UMass Lowell campuses. Files include, photographs, drawings, surveys, and Cultural and Architectural reports ranging in date from the 1890’s to the present.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Architecture
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by George Chigas
image
eye 400
favorite 0
comment 0
This series of photographs depicts Mr. Souen Tim, and his father Mr. Tim Sao, both of Lowell, Massachusetts engaged in building the traditional Cambodian kite, the Klaing Aik. These photographs are a supplement to the chapter on kite making in George Chigas's paper on traditional Cambodian culture and religious ceremonies, which you can access here . PHOTOGRAPH DESCRIPTIONS (Taken from the paper): Soeun shaves down a bamboo splint with a knife by pulling it across the knife blade while using...
Topics: cambodia, cambodian culture, cambodian kite making, kite making, umass lowell, uml, southeast asian...
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by George Chigas
image
eye 324
favorite 0
comment 0
This series of photographs depicts Mr. Em Yung of Lowell, Massachusetts engaged in creating traditional Cambodian baskets. These photographs are a supplement to the chapter on basket making in George Chigas's paper on traditional Cambodian culture and religious ceremonies, which you can access here . PHOTOGRAPH DESCRIPTIONS (Taken from the paper): Mr. Em Yung measures the bamboo pole after calculating how long to make the splits that will be used to make the basket. Em cuts the pole with a...
Topics: cambodia, cambodian culture, cambodian basket making, basket making, umass lowell, uml, southeast...
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by George Chigas
image
eye 312
favorite 0
comment 0
This series of photographs depicts the ordination of novice monk John Massey at the Trairatanaram Temple in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts on June 27th and 28th, 1987. This was the first time that an American was ordained as a Cambodian novice monk in the Greater Lowell area. These photographs accompany the chapter on the ordination in George Chigas's paper, which can be accessed here . PHOTOGRAPH DESCRIPTIONS (Taken from the paper): The ceremony follows the Renunciation of Prince Siddhatha...
Topics: cambodia, cambodian culture, ordination, novice monk, trairatanaram temple, buddhism, umass lowell,...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 184
favorite 0
comment 0
Photograph of a waterfall.
Topics: umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives, photography, waterfall
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by George Chigas
image
eye 181
favorite 0
comment 0
This series of photographs depicts the consecration of the Buddha statue at the Trairatanaram Temple in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. These photographs are a supplement to the chapter on the Consecration of the Buddha in George Chigas's paper on traditional Cambodian culture and religious ceremonies, which you can access here . PHOTOGRAPH DESCRIPTIONS (Taken from the paper): Dressed in white, the laity assemble before the altar, referred to as the "Castle of Angels", to pray and...
Topics: cambodia, cambodian culture, cambodian religion, buddhism, lowell, consecration, buddha, north...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 157
favorite 0
comment 0
Photograph of a woman standing on a bridge over a river.
Topics: umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives, photography, woman, bridge, river
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 143
favorite 0
comment 0
Dedication ceremony for Louis Pasteur Hall.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 129
favorite 0
comment 0
Left-to-right: Dewey Archambault, Phil Scannel, Father McGarry, President Eames.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 119
favorite 0
comment 0
The dedication ceremony for Louis Pasteur Hall.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 118
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Mill Tower--Restored--Lowell
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 114
favorite 0
comment 0
Dedication ceremony for Louis Pasteur Hall.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 106
favorite 0
comment 0
President Eames on left, Dewey Archambault on right.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 101
favorite 0
comment 0
President Eames on the left.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 92
favorite 0
comment 0
Lowell Locks--1997
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 86
favorite 0
comment 0
Bridge St. Boarding House
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 85
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Boarding Houses
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 78
favorite 0
comment 0
St. Patrick's Church--1854
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Photograph: Lowell Normal School, Lowell, MA. Classroom.
Topics: Lowell (Mass.), lowell normal school, umass lowell, uml
Source: UMass Lowell, Center for Lowell History CN 016
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 72
favorite 0
comment 0
J. Boucher HAER--Swamp Locks
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Greater Lowell Historical Photography Collection
by Elmer P. Trevors
image
eye 72
favorite 0
comment 0
Photographer's Notes: Good negative.
Topics: lowell textile institute, lti, umass lowell, uml, elmer p. trevors, glass plate negatives,...
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 69
favorite 0
comment 0
Mass. Mill--Gate for Turbines
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 69
favorite 0
comment 0
Mass. Mill Doorway to Clock tower
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Southeast Asian Digital Archives
by George Chigas
image
eye 68
favorite 1
comment 0
Celebration held by the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Lowell marking the success of their fundraiser. These photographs comprise the chapter "Money Tree Fund Raising" in George Chigas's paper Cambodian Traditional Crafts and Religious Ceremonies, which can be accessed here . Please note there is no accompanying text to these photographs.
Topics: cambodia, cambodian culture, cambodian mutual assistance assocation, fundraising, celebration,...
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 67
favorite 0
comment 0
Belts to Fans--Worthen Inn--Bar--1841
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 67
favorite 0
comment 0
#267 Pawtucket Street--ca. 1825--Former Hotel for Locks & Canals
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 67
favorite 0
comment 0
Flashboards on Dam Installation
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 66
favorite 0
comment 0
Boat Tunnel--Northern Canal
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 66
favorite 0
comment 0
Lock--Guard Locks--Valve Control
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 66
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Penstock--Drained
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 66
favorite 0
comment 0
Island/River Walk Northern Canal (1847)--With early concrete spilling wall
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Kirk Street--end view of brick house
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Malone in Water--Wheel Pit--1975
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Wasteway--Boott Mill
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Lock keeping house--Pawtucket Falls
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Old City Hall Building 1830-1896
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Mills
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Canal Swamp Locks--Drained
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
St. Anne's Rectory ca. 1826
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Sluice Gate House--Guard Locks
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
Upper Pawtucket Canal--Below Broadway--Rock intrusions partly drained
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 64
favorite 0
comment 0
Belts to Generator--Lawrence Mills
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 64
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Mill
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 64
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Cotton Mills Sign
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 64
favorite 0
comment 0
Wannalancit Mill--Suffolk Street--Suffolk Mill Offices
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
"The Manse"--Andover Street--Belvidere--ca. 1845--Home of Rev. Edson
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Mills--Clock Tower
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Remains of Locks-Western Canal
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Corner of Cabot and Merrimac Streets--Brick House
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Boott Weathervane
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Boarding Houses along Suffolk Canal (Tremont Street)
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Belvedire Woolen Mill--c. 1851--Cowell-Concord River
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 63
favorite 0
comment 0
Mechanic Street--Locks & Canals Office--Now gone
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Suffolk Street--Junction of western canal and northern canal--Tremont Gatehouse
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Kirk Street--Brickhouse
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Lowell Power Plant construction
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Shop, corner of Merrimac and John Streets--ca. 1833
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Block on 2nd Street across Central Street rides Hell's Angels
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Plot C--Paul Moody House--Worthen Street
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Lucy Larcom Park--Francis Ash
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Middlesex County Court House--1850
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Spaudling House--1760 D.A.R.
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Eastern Canal to Mass. Mill
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Hadley House
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Nesmith House--ca. 1841--Andover Street, MA
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Centre Street--ca. 1839
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Cabot Street--Brick houses
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Lock on Western--Drained
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Varnum School
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Lucy Larcom Park--Olmstead Bros.
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Merrimack Canal and Greenways
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Middlesex County Court House--1850
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
Northern Wasteways
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)
Pat Malone Lowell Slides Collection
by Pat Malone
image
eye 61
favorite 0
comment 0
First Baptist Church--1826 (No columns, but pavilion was shorter)
Topic: Lowell (Mass.)